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Schools Offering Health Information Programs in New Jersey


Around 0.1% of New Jersey's graduates graduate from health information degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 126 health information technicians graduate from New Jersey's 7 health information schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Jersey that has a health information program is Berkeley College. Berkeley College, which was ranked 79th in the country in 2010, is located in Little Falls. In 2010, 20 students graduated from Berkeley College's health information program. Tuition at Berkeley College was $20,700 per year.

DeVry University-New Jersey, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in New Jersey that has a health information program. It is located in North Brunswick. 13 students graduated with degree in health information from DeVry University-New Jersey in 2010. The tuition rate at DeVry University-New Jersey was $14,826 per year.

HoHoKus-Hackensack School of Business and Medical Sciences, which is located in Hackensack, is the third-ranked school in New Jersey that has a health information program. It received a ranking of 87th in the country in 2010. 67 students graduated with degree in health information from HoHoKus-Hackensack School of Business and Medical Sciences in 2010. Tuition at HoHoKus-Hackensack School of Business and Medical Sciences was $0 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a New Jersey health information school, average tuition will be $7,277 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,615 per year to $20,700 per year. The New Jersey health information schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Berkeley College - located in Little Falls, students are charged $20,700 per year
  2. DeVry University-New Jersey - located in North Brunswick, students are charged $14,826 per year
  3. Hudson County Community College - located in Jersey City, students are charged $4,240 per year

The health information schools in New Jersey that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Burlington County College - located in Pemberton, students are charged $3,615 per year
  2. Camden County College - located in Blackwood, students are charged $3,720 per year
  3. Raritan Valley Community College - located in Somerville, students are charged $3,840 per year

A health information degree from a New Jersey school... what next?

Most people who graduate from health information school in New Jersey go on to work as a health information technician. In 2010, there were 1,950 health information technicians working in New Jersey. The following counties have the largest number of New Jersey health information technicians:

  1. Essex County - 550 health information technicians
  2. Middlesex County - 410 health information technicians
  3. Burlington County - 330 health information technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of health information technicians in New Jersey will grow by 6%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 2,350 health information technicians working in New Jersey.

Salary

On average, health information technicians earn $47,050 per year. However, New Jersey health information technicians earned anywhere in the range from as less than $20,200 per year to more than $72,500 per year in 2010. A health information technician in the following New Jersey counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Essex County - $52,530 per year
  2. Mercer County - $49,580 per year
  3. Middlesex County - $49,210 per year

A health information technician in the following counties in New Jersey make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Cape May County - $34,800 per year
  2. Atlantic County - $41,350 per year
  3. Burlington County - $45,060 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional New Jersey statistics regarding a career in health information and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as health science or medical coding.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Health Information in New Jersey
  • Certificate in Health Information in New Jersey

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,434 miles from location Camden County College Blackwood NJ 11.4238 n/a 15,670
5,415 miles from location Burlington County College Pemberton NJ 11.7128 n/a 9,693
5,394 miles from location Hudson County Community College Jersey City NJ 8.43331 n/a 8,682
5,425 miles from location Raritan Valley Community College Somerville NJ 12.4215 n/a 7,888
5,403 miles from location Berkeley College Little Falls NJ 20.7455 52% 3,709
5,419 miles from location DeVry University-New Jersey North Brunswick NJ 19.4226 79% 1,713
5,395 miles from location HoHoKus-Hackensack School of Business and Medical Sciences Hackensack NJ 13.3918 100% 958
 

Curious what studying Health Information gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 1,950 $47,050 -12.6%
 

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